“White Worm Jungle”…..

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Date Photo Taken:
Location: Bastrop, TX
Posted By: quantumwave

Notes:

These plants have large leaves, averaging 9 to 14 inches wide. Stems are jointed similar to bamboo shoots, but a bit more “knobby” at the joints. Under good conditions, these plants have grown up to 7 feet tall in the summer. They seem to prefer partial sun and come back every spring. The blooms look like white worms and measure around 5 to 7 inches long. The roots have spread over the years and have created a nice little “jungle” in our back yard. No one seems to know the name of this plant.

COMMENTS

  1. quantumwave Green Thumb says:

    Thanks to hortiphoto, I now know the identity of my mystery plant! It is Piper auritum!

    Thank you, hortiphoto!!!

    June 12th, 2014 at 4:45 pm

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